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Table 1 Physical characteristics of the subjects

From: Age-related change in sit-to-stand power in Japanese women aged 50 years or older

  Age group
Variables G50-54 n = 32 G55-59n = 56 G60-64n = 112 G65-69n = 151 G70-74n = 126 G75-79n = 57 G80+n = 22
Age, years 52.8 (1.3) 57.6 (1.6) 62.8 (1.5) 67.4 (1.4) 72.4 (1.4) 77.1 (1.4) 86.0 (4.3)
Height, m 1.537 (0.048) 1.542 (0.048) 1.515 (0.049) 1.502 (0.050) 1.495 (0.055) 1.471 (0.059) 1.429 (0.062)
Thigh length, m 0.350 (0.015) 0.351 (0.017) 0.343 (0.017) 0.341 (0.018) 0.342 (0.020) 0.336 (0.017) 0.332 (0.017)
Lower leg length, m 0.339 (0.018) 0.341 (0.017) 0.335 (0.017) 0.333 (0.017) 0.334 (0.018) 0.328 (0.016) 0.328 (0.015)
Body mass, kg 53.8 (6.1) 55.7 (7.2) 54.2 (6.5) 53.4 (6.9) 52.3 (6.9) 50.5 (6.7) 48.1 (6.6)
BMI, kg/m2 22.8 (2.3) 23.5 (3.2) 23.7 (3.0) 23.7 (3.0) 23.4 (2.7) 23.3 (2.7) 23.6 (3.0)
  1. Values are means (SDs).
  2. BMI, body mass index.
  3. G50-54, the subjects aged 50 to 54 years; G55-59, the subjects aged 55 to 59 years; G60-64, the subjects aged 60 to 64 years; G65-69, the subjects aged 65 to 69 years; G70-74, the subjects aged 70 to 74 years; G75-79, the subjects aged 75 to 79 years; G80+, the subjects aged 80 years and over.